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DELHI - Ella M. Ruff, 86, passed away early Thursday morning, June 15, 2017, at Capstone Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Amsterdam.
Born on May 5, 1931, Ella was the daughter of the late James and Ethel (Beardsley) McGraw.
Ella worked for several years as a nurse's aide in both Broome and Otsego counties.
She liked to cook and enjoyed country/western music, even composing her own songs.
Ella had a deep love for her family, She was a loving mother and proud grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by three husbands, Harold Moseman, Frank Heath and Floyd Ruff; two sons, Edward and Richard Moxham Moseman; brothers, Denny and Jesse "Shorty;" and sisters, Edith, Doris, Annabell and Rose.
She is survived by a daughter, Annabell Weaver of Andes; one son, Steven Moxham Moseman of Delhi; 12 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends and relatives are invited to call on the family from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 20, at the MacArthur Funeral Home, 134 Main St., Delhi. Private burial will take place in Port Crane Cemetery, Port Crane.
Arrangements are with MacArthur Funeral Home, Delhi.
Share condolences with the family online at www.macarthurfh.com.
Published on June 18, 2017
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